Comments for the name Elias

Comments for ELIAS:

Pronounced eh-LEE-ahs in Germany. [noted -ed]
-- JHK  9/2/2006
Listen to the German pronunciation of Elias here:
http://www.nordicnames.de/Aussprache.html.
-- _satu_  10/24/2006
I pronounce it eh-LIE-us. Like Major Elias Norton.
-- Anonymous User  2/24/2007
My 2 year old son's name is Elias, and I pronounce it eh-Lie-us.
-- janjan21  5/26/2007
Though perhaps only American (contemporary?), this name may also be pronounced "ee LYE as," just as Eli is pronounced "EE lye" but would be "eh lee" in most European countries.
-- my_name_isobel  5/16/2009
Pronounced ee - LYE - us in English, Eli could also be a nickname. [noted -ed]
-- Anonymous User  3/3/2012
I think Elias is such a fun name, I like the pronunciation eh-lie-as.
-- EqualityandLoveRall  5/20/2014

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